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going to continue the discussion with peggy noonan and david gergen, adding dee dee myers, who was the press secretary for president clinton, is now a contributor to "vanity fair," and our own political director john dickerson. david, i want to go back to you. someone was just saying your twitter feed-- >> dee dee made that point. i want to make clear-- i'm not condoning what david petraeus did, nor what the woman did. you know, but i do think that people are human. we have worked for human leaders ourselves, dee dee. and we understand that people ought to be sort of-- take it in context and understand when people are human they make mistakes. some of our greatest moral leaders have done that. there's just a new book out about thomas jefferson and his weaknesses he experienced in life. and yet he was a great leader of this country. what i do believe is that we should see it in the larger context and that is general petrace has given this country distinguished service for over 40 years. he has put his life on the line on a continuous basis. he was nearly killed in service earlie
thinking from his top strategist, david axelrod. then we'll go to our all-star panel of analysts. peggy noonan of the ""wall street journal"." david gergen of harvard university. dee dee myers of "vanity fair." and our own john dickerson. election 2012 is in the bookes, but the story is just beginning. and this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. on this veteran's day. and we begin with senator graham who is in clemson, south carolina. senator, thank you for coming. you are on the armed services committee, of course, so i want to start out with this out-of-the blue thunderbolt that hit washington friday concerning david petraeus the c.i.a. director. he resigned, saying he had exercised bad judgment and had an affair. cbs news and several other agencies have now confirmed that the f.b.i. got on to this after a third woman told them she had received threatening e-mails from the woman he has reported to have had the affair with. so i guess i would just simply start, do you ha
'm joined by wall street columnist, peggy noonan, why do you think that mitt romney lost? >> i think that already we know some of the usual suspects even days after the election, the get out the vote effort on the democratic side was, appears to have been a master piece that will probably have impact on national elections going into the future. republicans have a lot to learn there. and there have been demographic changes in america. at the end of the day, i think my surprise about the election was that it was not so close in a way everybody was thinking we'd be up until four in the morning or counting ohio votes for two weeks. that didn't happen. this was a solid win for the president and i think the republican party has much to think about here going into the future. >> paul: thinking is always good. and maybe a step back and give at least some time to think. you wrote in the column, the republicans don't need to change their fundamental principles, belief in small government and so on, but maybe the way they present the principles. >> the way, the way they -- the way the party goe
peggy forks live with the kaine campaign. would there be any signs of cautious opt mitch down there on the kaine side of the aisle? >> definite cautious optimism. we heard and update a short time ago about how they're feeling. they're seeing we could see high voter turnout and they are seeing electorate that look like the '08 election than 2004. there are also see more sporadic democratic voters than republican voters. we were in prince william county today and we did run into some voters who were upset with governor cain's cuts to spending. kaine's cuts to spending. >> we think the biggest building campaign that's ever been done on our community college and college campuses but look, i did have to make tough budget cuts, including cutting my salary while my opponent was increasing him and most virginia ns want people in the senate who will be able to make tough decisions. >> reporter: governor allen has tried to portray your connection with president obama as a bad thing. you, of course, are doing the opposite. how do you think that's going to play out in how virginia virgin
years under this president. it's remarkable. megyn: peggy noon and had a column out yesterday talking about how the president in her view squandered the good will he had when he took office. >> absolutely. megyn: by focusing on healthcare and to some extent stimulus but not on jobs, not on job creation, and that -- we will talk about that later. >> instead of intelligent compassionate policies to drive job creation and economic growth. but when you talk about what has been squandered here, think of the opportunities. this man stood tall as a post partisan president who could have brought everyone together, and instead wrinkled and created a greater divide than this country has known in our lifetimes. megyn: thank you so much for your perspective. >> great to be with you. megyn: the president just began his remarks in springfield, ohio, no accident he's in ohio today. earlier today he was publicly complained about a romney ad that focuses on chrysler building jeeps in china. now we learned a bit about that from stu varney yesterday. in a moment we will have the truth and the fiction in
. matthew dowd, joe klein, ruth marcus, david sanger of "the new york times" and peggy noonan of "the wall street journal." >>> then ben affleck. >> you saw your parents killed? >> with war breaking out in congo, he's here live on what can be done to stop the fighting. >>> and -- >> i'm jonathan karl, i'm going to show you how this clipper will bring bipartisanship to washington. >>> hello, again. you just saw one small step for bipartisanship, is there more to come in washington? congress is back to work this week. top priority, a deal to block those automatic spending cuts and tax increases now set for january 1st, and some smart money is starting to bet that the president and congress will find a way to avoid that fiscal cliff. stocks up this week in anticipation of a deal with the dow clocking five straight of gains. and black friday consumer spending was down as well. now let's bring in t number one senator dick durbin and top republican lindsey graham. senator, welcome in. senator, let me begin with you. you see those markets going up in anticipation of a deal, are they right to be o
former reagan speech writer peggy noonan challenged mitt romney to focus on bigger focus. >> the brightser future is there. it's open to us. it's waiting for us. i need your vote. i need your help. walk with me. let's walk together. let's start anew. america is coming back strong! megyn: fox news alert we are on halfway through election day 2012 and already voting controversies are bubble up across this country. welcome, everyone. i'm megyn kelly. the first polls close in five hours. at this hour we are hearing some reports of malfunctioning voting machines down in florida. some poll watchers being kicked out of polling places in pennsylvania. what is being described as a voting catastrophe in storm ravaged new jersey and reports of voter suppression. eric? >> reporter: there are problem at some polls. it's not just the long lines. we are hearing complaints and reports that some polling places opened late. machines don't work. people are not listed on the rolls even though they are registered. remember the touch-tone voting machines, that votes for mr. romney would be swi
a change of his mind. so what happened? let's get right to peggy fox live in manassas. what's the deal, peg? >> reporter: well, mike, aaron thomas was expected to plead guilty to two rapes and three counts of abduction with intent to defile. those charges go back to halloween night of 2009 when three teenage girls who were out trick or treating were abducted and two of them were raped. but today in court when the judge asked aaron thomas how he pleaded for the first rape charge, here's what he said. i don't know which is right or which is wrong. i don't know what i'm doing. the commonwealth's attorney says he wasn't surprised that aaron thomas did not plead guilty because of his previous erratic behavior. >> i certainly would not want him to plead guilty if he had any question about whether he should or not. if i'm not convinced that he's willing and -- ready, willing and able to accept responsibility, i don't want him to plead guilty. >> reporter: aaron thomas who is 41 is known as the east coast rapist because police in maryland, virginia, connecticut, and rhode island have connected his
, it is the buzz phrase coming out of washington this week and as peggy fox tells us, if you don't think it could impact you, think again. >> reporter: when federal agencies are forced to cut 9% out of their budget, the washington area alone could see 65,000 federal jobs lost. 97,000 federal contractor jobs could disappear. add to that subcontractors and people who rely on all that and the total local job loss is nearly 500,000. >> you can't cut back the federal government by 9% without finding some impact on every town on every individual across the country. >> reporter: george mason economist steven fuller says federal services and facilities could be shut down or cut back. the national zoo and smithsonian could cut back hours. you might not get that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navi
to celebrate her birthday friday. the same night she became a household name. peggy fox returns from washington, virginia. >> oh my god. what happened? can you believe it? >> reporter: it's the five star inn at -- five star inn at little washington that's put washington, virginia on the map. now azannal worthy of the big washington is making its mark on the tiny picturesque town. >> this kind of thing is happening in our sleepy little town. they were right here. >> reporter: paula broadwell was here with her husband to celebrate her 40th birthday in the foothills of the blue ridge mountains. >> i really wish i had seen theme because -- >> reporter: because there was no room in the famous inn. the inn fills up fast in the fall. the broad wells stayed a little ways down main street at the middleton inn. where a yellow lab stands guard. the broadwells arrived thursday and ate dinner in nearby sperryville at the thornton river grill. friday evening they had reservations at the inn at little washington. the broadwells seemed to be enjoying each other's company thursday and friday. they went on hikes
, but you'll have to have a pass to use them. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in tysons corner. the drive into this busy place whether for work or play could be a lot easier come saturday when the express lanes open up, but you're going to need an ez pass and if you complete with three or more people on board -- commute with three or more people on board, you can ride for free with a flex pass. anyone who has an ez pass or smart tag can use the new express lanes which run both directions from springfield to the dulles access road. there are new entrance and exit ramps exclusively for the express lanes. two go in and out of busy tysons corner. the tolls will vary. the more crowded, the more expensive in order to keep traffic slowing on the express lanes at or above 45 miles per hour. the tolls may be as high as $10 each way unless you'll be carpooling or on a bus. >> flex, i think i can use the same one, right? >> reporter: no. you'll need a flex pass if you'll be hov-ing with three on board. then it's free. peggy fox, 9 news now. >>> five people including three kids found dead inside a h
% and as reporter peggy fox explains, the same thing that saved northern virginia during the recession could now be its downfall. >> reporter: schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut co-that would hurt. >> we're going to be -- to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is. >> reporter: like the state fairfax county asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia economy is sequestration. economists predict up to a half million jobs could be lost in the d.c. area. that would lead to vacant buildings and a sharp decline in commercial real estate taxes which is a major source of funding for local governments. foust grew up in johnstown, pennsylvania where steel mills created a bustling economy
an ez pass or flex pass if you plan to carpool. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in tysons corner. the drive into this busy place could be a lot easier come saturday when the express lanes open up, but you're going to need an ez pass. if you commute with three or more people on board, you can ride free as long as you have a flex pass. anyone who has an ez pass or smart tag can use the new express lanes which run both directions from springfield to the dulles access road. >> i think it's great. >> reporter: there are new entrance and exit ramps exclusively for the express lanes. two go in and out of busy tysons corner. the tolls vary. the more crowded, the more expensive in order to keep traffic slowing on the express lanes at or above 45 miles per hour. the tolls may be as high as $10 each way unless you'll be carpooling or on a bus. >> flex, i think i can use the same one, right? >> reporter: no. you'll need a flex pass if you'll be hov-ing with three on board. then it's free. peggy fox, 9 news now. >>> day in, day out america's service members stand on the line to protect our freedom. if
to compromise. as peggy fox reports, the former governor and the former mayor of richmond says he knows well how to reach across the aisle. >> reporter: on the day after his victory senator elect tim kaine appeared relaxed and energized to begin his work in congress. >> it was an exciting night last night. >> reporter: kaine says his and president obama's win in the commonwealth does not mean virginia is now a blue state but purple and extremely important on the national political stage. >> i think we're important enough for both parties to have to make their case to us. >> reporter: the senator elect says his first task is to tackle the looming fiscal cliff issues such as stopping sequestration and raising income levels on the expiring bush era tax cuts. when senator elect kaine was governor in virginia, he worked with a republican legislature. now he says he'll use those same bridge building skills he honed here on capitol hill to bring consensus in congress to move our country forward. >> i would really love to be on the health education committee working on education and workforce issues
. peggy ray jumped out. as she raced new in to -- raced in to help, she kept of the people stable until firefighters arrived. when she returned to her scar someone had stole -- car, someone had stolen $900 out of her car. >> $900. almost two weeks worth of work. >> peggy says she can't afford the loss. she's got six kids to support, trying to save for nursing school. even though she was ripped off, she said she wouldn't do it differently. >> duncan started a unique messaging service. >> reporter: it was december 2010. duncan say, a 36-year-old father of three was diagnosed with cancer, an aggressive form of melanoma. >> a couple weeks before christmas. it was at that moment you're wondering your own longevity on the planet. >> reporter: he thought of things he would like to tell his children, not then but well into the future, kind of like michael keaton in "my life." >> i want to leave you this videotape so you know something about me. >> messages of wisdom, lessons learned in life, to be able to deliver a youtube type message to my kids in the future. >> reporter: except there was no
races. our peggy fox started her day in prince william. she has live from richmond. peggy? >> reporter: well, the mood here is very optimistic. we just had an update from the tim kaine campaign and they are saying that we could see voter turnout levels higher than the '08 levels. we don't know how that's going to go, however, they're saying that they are seeing an electorate that looks like that '08 level. we also know this has been the most expensive senate race in history. we'll see how that plays out. take a look at what one of the stations looked like today in prince william county. beautiful if you don't mind standing in line. >> because it's good everybody is coming out doing their duty. >> reporter: many voting stations like the springwoods precinct in woodbridge -- >> it's exciting. >> reporter: saw jammed parking lots and up to two hour waits. >> i think it's encouraging, i like to see everybodier anding their rights but -- everybody exercising their rights. that's what it's all ability. >> supporting people's right to do something like that and to actually see my son casting
the atf officials expected to find him. >> i'm peggy fox. northern virginia pipe bomb suspect was apprehended near great falls, montana this afternoon. and he had traveled more than 2,000 miles in two days from his home in stafford. he was pulled over for speeding by montana highway patrol, but then allegedly threw the pipe bombs at them and tried to get away. >> he was arrested by the montana state police. due to the high-speed pursuit. deploying pipe bombs. from what we understand, he was arrested in possession of a handgun, but taken off safely with no incidents. >> he is charged with three counts of attempted capital murder. weapons charges, and terror charges. they stem from three pipe bombings on tuesday morning at the home of their former girlfriend and the home of the detective and the former home of the stafford county sheriff's deputy. peggy fox, 9news now. >>> a pair of astronauts did a little plumbing work to fix an apparent leak on the international space station. to do so, they have to take a walk -- they had totake a walk outside in space. the astronauts reconfi
their feamsz or themselves. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9news now. >> you can see peggy's other stories on these candidates, particularly their stances on spending and economics, at wusa9.com. >>> tomorrow is the last day for virginians to vote absentee. today is the last day to cast an early ballot in maryland. you have until 9:00 p.m. to make it to a polling center. >>> in montgomery county one of the key ballot questions would modify collective bargaining with the police department. now, the county argues that it would force the police chief to consult with the union before any management decisions are made, but the fraternal order of police says would it repeal 30 years of all the kinds of bargaining that sure things like advanced notice of shift changes. our andrea mccarren is taking a closer look at this issue. watch her story at wusa9.com. >>> meantime, as one guy in our office put it today, you don't ask for a union card when a firefighter shows up to rescue you from your burning apartment. but apparently that is exactly the sort of reaction some utility crews are getting as the
'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. most of the country is looking forward to election day, or at the least, looking forward to the campaign being over. but in large parts of the northeast, it is still the aftermath of the storm that is in the forefront of many people's thoughts. at least 110 are dead, more than 2 million are still without power. close to 1 million in new york city alone. 80% of new york city subway ser
the country and we'll tell you where, but first, i'm joined by wall street columnist, peggy noonan, why do you think that mitt romney lost? >> i think that already we know some of the usual suspects even days after the election, the get out the vote effort on the democratic side was, appears to have been a master piece that will probably have impact on national elections going into the future. republicans have a lot to learn there. and there have been demographic changes in america. at the end of the day, i think my surprise about the election was that it was not so close in a way everybody was thinking we'd be up until four in the morning or counting ohio votes for two weeks. that didn't happen. this was a solid win for the president and i think the republican party has much to think about here going into the future. >> paul: thinking is always good. and maybe a step back and give at least some time to think. you wrote in the column, the republicans don't need to change their fundamental principles, belief in small government and so on, but maybe the way they present the principles. >> the wa
perspective and listen to peggy noonan who has a different thought. >> oh, i'm sorry, i have to read the quote, excuse me. i thought we had-- that's because i love listening to peggy, but i'm going to read it for her. hopefully i'll be able to rise to the occasion. >> she says what it needed is mag nimty. not about him, his party, about self and one's deepest, and suggest in subtle ways to help them save face and quietly that you're not the best negotiator and neither were they. the nation faces a real challenge and there will be economic repercussions in handling this, kimberly, i think this is-- >> you like the levin approach? >> totally forget it. >> it sees much more clear. >> stand for something, and say, yeah, we lost, and examine it, how can we get this done better. they spent between the romney campaign, super pac, alludes to a president with a failed economy, horrible unemployment numbers and shouldn't have been that difficult. >> and the republicans do revert back and try and say that we should try to get everyone get along and that wasn't president obama's approach. >> what i've lea
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up. >> it could be great. we'll keep our fingers crossed. as peggy fox tells us, you're going to need one of those passes on your windshield to use them. >> reporter: you know the drive into this busy place, whether for work or play, could be a lot easier come saturday when the express lanes open up but you're going to need an ez pass. if you commute with three or more people on board, you can ride for free as long as you have a flex pass. anyone who has an ez pass or smart tag can use the new express lanes which run in both directions from springfield to the dulles access road. >> i think it's great. >> reporter: there are new glance and exit ramps exclusively for the express lanes. two go in and out of busy tysons corner. the tolls will vary. the more crowded, the more expensive in order to keep traffic flowing on the express lanes at or above 45 miles per hour. the tolls pay be as high as $10 each way unless you'll be carpooling or on a bus. >> flex, i think i can use the same one, right? >> reporter: no. you'll need a flex pass if you'll be hoving with three on board. then it's fr
. they have 13 votes up for grabs and they are both trying to get the voters support. tonight, peggy fox and andrea yeah richmond are out there. first to peggy. >> reporter: well, first of all, if you have been watching you saw governor george allen con seed to tim kaine. so excitement, joy here at the democratic head quarters but not too much because we are waiting for the results to come in and home that obama can pull it there. think is the democratic chair of the payty hawaii are you thinking now? --party, what are you thinking now? >> i am very happy. tim kaine is a great man. he was the mayor of the city and he is going to be a great senator. >> reporter: but we are still waiting for the numbers to come in on the presidential race. it is so tight. 1% between the two. but the pre-stints still out are very important. 70 in fair fax county. >> and norfolk is a democratic city. so we are expecting a big vote there. so we are waiting. fair fox county is coming through again, so we still have a chance. >> reporter: what is the percentage that you need to northern virginia? >> well, we
. >> that is until the results started rolling in. peggy fox was there and she shares this story. >> reporter: at 10:30, networks began calling the race for tim kaine. >> the next junior senator -- [ cheering and applause ] tim kaine and holton. >> reporter: he had 30 so forthers on stage -- supporter on stage and family members including lynnwood holton, his father-in-law who was a republican governor of virginia in 1970. >> it is a great night to be a virginian. >> reporter: kaine railed against the expensive campaign, $80 million worth and the outside interests. >> we were able to overcome the influence of the negative ads and prove once again the strength of people power, grassroots campaigning. >> reporter: he now joins another former governor in the u.s. senate. there wasn't a lot of celebrating throughout the owning because tim kaine remains behind george allen for most of it. until the large northern virginia precinct began reporting. while tim kaine was at the podium giving the victory speech, networks called the race for president obama. >> nbc just called the presidential race for preside
wonder what the woman's motives might have been and that's my concern as a citizen i guess. >> peggy fox, 9news now. >> back to that conference president obama held. it was his first since winning his second term and there was no shortage of tough questions. >> president obama is calling on congress to extend tax cuts for middle class americans and let them expire for those making more than $250,000 a year. >> what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it which would cost close to a trillion dollars. >> raising taxes is not the answer. >> additional revenue should be tied to the only thing that will save the country in the long run and that is reforming entitlement. >> both parties support immigration reform. and the president said that will be a top priority in his second term. >> we need to seize the moment. >> president obama will have to replace david patraeus at the cia. and choose a handful of new cabinet members including a new secretary of state. republicans have been critical of one possible choice. un ambassador susan rice because of interv
with peggy fox. kind of a real life demonstration of what this means. >> i'll tell you this is how they describe it. you know, everybody could agree that they have been overspending. we have been spending more money than we have. so think of it as being overweight. we need to go on the diet. and well you stop eatingdesserts and you eat sensibly, but that's not what's happening. nobody could agree on what to stop eating. so we're not going to eat anything and they set in motion the worse plan possible and now our diet is water. and what happens when you drink water for 30 days? devastation. when federal agencies are forced to cut9% out of their budget, you could see 6,500 jobs lost. and add to that subcontractor and people who rely on all of that and the total local job loss is nearly $500,000. >> you can't cut back the federal government by 9% without finding some impact on every town on every individual across the country. >> reporter: steven fuller says that facilities could be shut down or cut back. the national zoo and smithsonian could cut back hours. you might not get that pa
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of himself from his ex-girlfriend. peggy fox, 9news now. >>> and now we'll get to the latest on the super storm. the death toll is now up to at least 87 people in this country. that number could go up as officials are going house to house, looking for survivors. the total economic impact on this storm could be as high as $70 billion. in our neighborhood, dominion power expects to have the lights back on for all of its northern virginia customers by tonight. pge says they will have the lights turned on by tomorrow and pepco says all our customers affected by sandy now have power. 9news was the only outside crew invited when the energy secretary, steven chiu came out to thank them for their efforts during the super storm sandy. that storm knocked out power to 45,000 customers. far fewer than the other utility companies. >>> but it may be nearly two weeks more before the power is fully restored in new york city. and today, there is some limited subway service for the first time since the storm. the major routes to the cities are being limited to the cities carrying three or more people. >> a
the ceremony and the parade and as peggy fox reports from arlington -- >> reporter: what does it take to plan an event for two million guests? reinforcements. more than 200 people who serve in every branch of the military around the world are coming in to help plan the 57th presidential inauguration. >> this is great. this is a neat opportunity to work with a lot of different agencies that help pull this all off. it's a huge monumental undertaking. so it's a very interesting to me to be part of that. >> reporter: they were treated to a concert by the u.s. army's own and a ceremonial performance by the old guard. both will play leading roles in parade and so will the horses at the stables which are based at fort meyer. >> you have to have the additional manpower to handle all the tasks that just -- you know they exist for very short period of time. just make sure that the nation truly shows that the inauguration is a very important event and has begun right. >> reporter: at president obama's inauguration in '09, there were record crowds of close to two million. the inaugural committee opened u
kaine was a little bit worried in the beginnings but he had the end. peggy fox is there with the story. >> reporter: at 10:30, networks began calling the race for tim kaine. >> the next junior senator. [ cheering and applause ] tim kaine and holton. >> reporter: former governor tim kaine had 30 supporters on stage and family members including holeton who was a virginia governor in 1907. >> it's a great night to be a virginian. >> reporter: kaine railed against the expensive campaign $80 million worth and the outside interests. >> we were able to overcome the influence of the negative ads and prove once again the strength of people power grass roots campaigning. >> reporter: he now joins another former governor in the u.s. senate. there wasn't a lot of celebrating throughout the evening because tim kaine remains behind george allen for most of it. until the large northern virginia precincts began reporting. while tim kaine was at the podium giving his victory speech, networks called the race for president obama. >> nbc just called the presidential race for president obama. [ cheering an
police did take them into custody. we'll have more information as we get it. i'm peggy fox reporting, back to you. >> i cannot remember a time when we have heard of a high- speed chase when pipe bombs were literally thrown. bizarre case, peggy, thank you. >>> three days after sandy slammed the mid-atlantic in the northeast, the death toll continues to climb. >> sandy now blamed for more than 80 deaths and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses still in the dark this evening. in new york city, police are out there enforcing an hov requirement if you want to drive your car into manhattan. in hoboken, new jersey, nearly 20,000 people stranded in their homes by flood waters. in large areas of the jersey coast are in ruins with homes, piers, board walks simply wreck. bruce johnson reports from a marina in atlantic highlands, new jersey, where sandy tossed around dozens of boats just like toys. >> reporter: i'm bruce johnson in highland, new jersey, another one of those small beach towns devastated by the storm. back over there, that's new york city. well what we want you to see is thi
share a brain. i love you entirely you. write hey face the nation, great choice having peggy noonan on to analyze the election especially because she got everything wrong. i saved this for you. i was waiting for david gregory because every premise of every question he asked during the election was wrong. i thought i'm sure that will change. >> do you see a role for governor romney in this process would you like to see the president in to save the negotiations over the fiscal cliff? >> stephanie: squeeze me? >> caller: i know. why doesn't he ask him if romney's going to be nominated for secretary of treasury, because that's what a bipartisan person would do, right? the peggy noonan thing was great because as i said, let's have someone who got everything wrong about the election in on face the nation to analyze the election. peggy noonan two days or even one day before wrote this crazy column. at the very top of it she says nobody knows anything. it's impossible to tell who's going to win ignoring like 245 polls over the last four weeks. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: which painted a
. we are so pleased to be joined this morning by peggy noonan, come umist for the wall street junior and speech writer. what did you think about his speech last night. >> there is a long tradition of graciousness when our presidential candidates on both sides concede a very hard-fought race, and they conceded in a certain amount of exhaustion, and they obviously you concede with disappointment but you summon up the grace that is needed to show due deference to the and to the new president. it's actually a miracle what we do. martha: you're so right about that, the peaceful transition of power that we've witnessed time after time, i think so many of us take for granted. it is a uniquely american achievement and we'll watch that play out as we go through the course of january. the other thing that will play out is a lot of rehashing and a lot of thought process into where the grand old party goes from here, peggy. and i want to put up a couple of polls that show how president obama and governor romney did with latino voters and with women voters and we'll take a look at those as they c
is to find solutions to the looming fiscal cliff budget cuts we're all talking. about at 6:00 peggy fox will explain how he plans to do that. >>> elsewhere in virginia in a critical battleground county there is some reflection today on what transpired. some voters believe the process could have moved more smoothly. andrea mccarren reports from prince william county tonight. >> reporter: roughly 20,000 more voters in prince william county cast their ballots in this election than in 2008 and that high turnout led to long lines and short tempers. >> it's absurd. >> reporter: this was the scene at one of the polling places where voters waited in line as long as five hours. >> this is the longest line that i've ever seen. >> reporter: one day later some old campaign signs remain, but the anger has subsided. in fact, those who waited in line earned the admiration of some neighbors to the north. >> i would never do that. i mean you should vote but not that -- i mean that's a lot of time to take out of your day to do it. those people are dedicated and i appreciate them voting, but i never wo
% as directedly the governor thursday. peggy fox -- directedly the governor thursday. peggy fox spent the day tracking how those cuts could affect the cities and counties in virginia. >> we still haven't recovered from the last recession, but washington was not as harshly impacted as other parts of the country because federal spending kept people employed here, but now ironically instead of our salvation that, connection could be a curse. schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is, especially given the fact we feel the state is underfunding us now. >> reporter: like the state, fairfax county has asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia eco
freedom. vote today. stuart: wayne lapierre. thank you. peggy noonan is up next and heard take on the election. stuart: not getting attention but right there dropping fast the national average at $3.46 down of $0.35 for the month. managing drug plans they are cutting back on prescriptions because of the economy fossil makes watches. blaming europe it is down to zero%. the real estate website you can see how much your friends house is worth. zillow is a weak revenue forecast. we're back and 90 seconds with peggy noonan. tions of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous pctices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 after that, it's on to germany. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 then tonight, i'm trading 9500 miles away in japan. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with the newglobal ac, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i hunt down opportunities around the world tdd#: 1-800
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